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  • February 12, 1908:  The Day the Great Race Began

    February 12, 1908: The Day the Great Race Began

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    The Race was sponsored by the NEW YORK TIMES and LA MATIN, a sister newspaper in Paris. The torturous New York to Paris route crossed three continents and amounted to over 22,000 miles in 169 days. The Thomas Flyer Team of Buffalo, New York won with a comfortable margin of 26 days. The feat has…

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Shav LaVigne
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Changing names can be complicated, whether it be a new bride, a street name, or an aircraft carrier, such events require paperwork, advertising, and much more. When the history of the cruise ship Albert Ballin was written there were four name changes.

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